Jan 2, 2014; New Orleans, LA, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban yells in the second half against the Oklahoma Sooners at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Oklahoma defeated Alabama 45-31. Mandatory Credit: Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Longhorn Links for January 4, 2014

Here at Hook’em Headlines, we compile the best Texas news from around the internet every weekday morning. Here are your daily links for Friday, January 4nd.

10 Thoughts on the Texas Head Coaching Search – Barking Carnival

One of the most reasonable Texas writers on the internet explains in clear, concise terms what’s going on with Texas’ search for its next football coach.

Division I Leadership Council Considering Transfer Waiver Changes – Athnet

One of the cruelest things the NCAA does is make athletes sit out a year if they transfer yet allow coaches to break 10-year deals they just signed with no penalty. This could finally be changing, though.

No to Nick Saban – Burnt Orange Nation

It should be obvious, but just in case here’s your disclaimer: the author is definitely being sarcastic.

What Texas should seek in next coach – ESPN’s Big 12 Blog

Max Olson lays out his core tenets of a good hire are laid out: BCS head coaching experience, proven winner (whatever that actually means), experience coaching in the state of Texas, recruiting acumen, and academics.

Jason Hirschhorn serves as Editor-in-Chief for FanSided’s Texas Longhorns blog, Hook ‘em Headlines. He also covers the Green Bay Packers for SB Nation’s Acme Packing Company. Jason has previously written for a plethora of other publications including Beats Per Minute, Lombardi Ave, and College Hoops Net.

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